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, kathy. it's because of her i'm here today and here at the city university. i sworn after i left maryland having left rutgers i would not go back to the university again. i'm glad i have broken that promise to myself and here. it's a pleasure to be on the podium again. we met in the '70s what we were both regarded as a radical scholar. some might not think that anymore. francis and i were asked by james mcgreger burns to be the co-chair of the american political science invention program. we came up with a program that even i think jim burns was a little alarmed by. he in fact put in to action. i have known francis since then. she has remained an honest and authentic voice of progressivism and radicalism with a deep interest with those they have shown -- the homeless and the poor. not how they can be helped but how they find ways to help themselves through the movement and work that they do. it's a pleasure to have her perspective this afternoon in responding to these comments. i'm very pleasured to jackie davis, the chairman of the -- and rachel and members of the executive committee the
the environment. he's upping the ante. >> there's something going on that republicans are calling the 100 city tour. they noticed from whistle blowers and new reports that in mid february a bunch of white house and administration officials visited beaverton, oregon for a seminar teaching local government officials how they could get more from grants from the labor department, the epa, cdc. the whole plan was to go there and show them how they could get more in federal spending. what happened is the white house plans 100 of these visits all around the country. and tom coburn, the republican senator from oklahoma, sent him a letter saying please don't do this. cancel this tour. the white house today, jay carney, the spokesman, says it's not a tour. in fact, they are going to be visiting many, many cities and states around the country trying to encourage those local governments to apply for more in federal grants. >> neil: i'm wondering where you think this goes. these are backing up like planes at la gashed i can't, so called -- laguardia. the next one is what happens the end of next month as we
weather. a lot of flights being canceled in oklahoma city. wil rogers airport. if you have travel planser that. there's the system. it will give -- travel plans there. there's the system. 50, 60s, coast and bay. a few 60s inland. very quiet. a little bit warmer towards wednesday and then -- we'll kick the temperatures up a notch as we head towards thursday and the from weekend looks good. >> thank you. >>> in washington, d.c., a dispute among lawmakers over records for private gun sales is holding up a bipartisan compromise when it comes to expanding background checks. requiring background checks for vir of live all firearms is a key part to the plan to curb violence. the checks are currently only required for sales at federally- licensed dealers but not for private sales or online. and a candlelight vigil is being held tonight to honor victims of the newtown school shooting campaign. it's being held by the brady campaign. the goal, to prevent gun violence. a bell will be rung 26 times to honor each of the imhaves killed at the -- victims killed at the school in connecticut. the vigil wil
the city's code of conduct when it came to his influence over two projects and matt ackland has more. >> reporter: jim graham is only the sec council member to be punished by his fires. marion barry was punished several years ago and today, barry was the only one supporting graham. it appeared this was the last place that council members wanted to be, called into a meeting to punish one of their own. >> it's not ordinarily constructive to criticize one another, which is why there is a lot of reluctance to do that and why today is an uncomfortable day for the council of the district of columbia. >> reporter: uncomfortable but necessary. it was chairman mendelson who came up with the punishment after seeing the results of three independent investigations suggested that graham broke the city's code of conduct when he agreed to trade boats on two projects. >> it might be appropriate for a council member to publicly express a preference, it's not appropriate for a council member to attempt to influence behind-the-scenes who may win a bid. >> the public has to trust us to do what is right
. the first thing i ever did politically was in 1993, lead a tax revolt, pensacola city hall tried to raise taxes by 65%. and they tried -- if we don't raise taxes 65%, this was right after the clinton tax increases and the state. and i was saying this is going to be devastating for our economic development. well, the city -- every city councilman got up there and councilwoman saying we don't get 65% tax increase, the firefighters aren't going to be able to come and rescue your little doggy from the tree. when your children are going to walk down streets that aren't going to be -- and they went on and on, tumbleweeds are going to be rolling -- guess what? we killed the tax increase. you know what happened? they gave their 11 city managers a 35% pay raise the next week. how many times -- why do i bring that up? it ain't just pensacola. every time americans hear politicians on any level saying, you know, we've got to spend more money, or else the world comes to an end. they just don't believe it anymore. >> i have a list of the national horrors that are going to occur when sequestration takes
thousands of people in our city and surrounding suburbs dealing with this. >> in san francisco, jade hernandez, kfv, u channel -- ktvu channel 2 news. >>> diamond dave offered up entertainment. with the $10,000 plus raised tonight they should have enough money to fix a broken elevator which led to the closure of three upstairs vehicles. >>> there were a few surprises at tonight's academy awards. the hostage rescue thriller argo won best picture. beating out lincoln, life of pi as well as les mis era bles. the top awards went to best actor ang li for life of pi. and andrew day lewis won for lincoln. >>> a minor earthquake rattled parts of the east bay early this morning. the magnitude 3.0 quake hit at 1.65. it was centered 3 miles east northeast of fremont. the quake had a depth of five miles. >>> police released an imagine of a man on a bike with a gun. a man tried to rob a man. the victim fought back and ran away without injury. the suspect is described as a black man in his late 20s wearing a burnt orange bulky jacket. he was driving a brown cruiser style bicycle. he may be connec
pressure or -- [inaudible] in their real place per se. in the capital city. and the diplomacy with them and real life with them. in substance of how they behave at the u.n. we don't think the u.n. is that important. we don't wind up forcing them to take account of our positions on things many of which matter us. at least in the general assembly. we don't think it's worth the price we have to pay and the real world relationship with them in their own country. and we don't -- it means there's a disconnect between how we and our allies behave at the u.n. versus what our frequently far better relationships are directly in the capital. >> host: who are the new liberal realists you talk about in your book? >> guest: the obama administration came in split between two quite different camps. in the foreign policy. on the one hand you had a waive of people that i would describe typical describe liberal international. people believe in the mission of the u.n. to not just be the kind of diplomatic table where everybody negotiates and argues and debates and let's their views be known. something whic
to happen, rather than arbitrary cuts. host: a lot more stories about your largest city, detroit, and its economic issues. what is the future of that city? guest: detroit has many great things going on, young people moving in, some great projects going on. the challenge in detroit is city government. it is not a recent issue. there are good people in the recent administration. this goes back for decades. the city government is unsustainable in terms of its finances. it needs to provide better services. we have had a review team looking at the finances. one of the question it asks is, do we need to take additional steps to get detroit's finances together? oddly partner with the city to get that happening? detroit will be a great city again. caller: what is happening in detroit is disgraceful. you run for office. you get in, you get that power, and all good ideas run out of your mind. it seems like all of the government, including state, is bought and sold to the highest bidder. you start off with a decent salary, and then when you all come out of office, your millionaires. who pays? it is
of all in delays. >> flights to major cities like new york san francisco and others could experience delays up to 90 barbatose during peak hours because we have fewer controllers on staff. >> longer lines, of course because there will be for sure tsa employees. so the secretary pointed out they are going to be delays and there are going to be a lot of flights cancelled. they won't be able to handle the normal flow of aircraft. we will have to slow them down. imagine, you know, you are taking off. you know how much -- we get annoyed if it's a 15-minute delay. now, a 90-minute delay sitting on the tarmac or circling 90-minute delays and the secretary also released a list of cities where they are just going to shut down the airport if they don't have enough fliefts, they will transfer people from smaller airports to bigger airports to help fill in the gap. you can go, i am sure, into the department of transportation. boca raton, hilton head and sort of these mid-size kind of cities, just going to shut the tower down, shut the airport down. and one ques
of thoughtfulness that needs to happen, rather than arbitrary cuts. host: a lot more stories about your largest city, detroit, and its economic issues. what is the future of that city? guest: detroit has many great things going on, young people moving in, some great projects going on. the challenge in detroit is city government. it is not a recent issue. there are good people in the recent administration. this goes back for decades. the city government is unsustainable in terms of its finances. it needs to provide better services. we have had a review team looking at the finances. one of the question it asks is, do we need to take additional steps to get detroit's finances together? -- working better? oddly partner with the city to get that happening? detroit will be a great city again. that is critically important for the future of michigan. caller: what is happening in detroit is disgraceful. look. you run for office. you get in, you get that power, and all good ideas run out of your mind. it seems like all of the government, including state, is bought and sold to the highest bidder. you start off
leavy in oklahoma city and public service as a u.s. magistrate in the western district of oklahoma. as evidence of his career and distinction, when judge bacharach was chosen to be a magistrate judge from a pool of many well-qualified candidates, the chief judge characterized the decision as an easy one. since that time, his colleagues have characterized his service as remarkable, demonstrating superb judicial temperament and a real asset to the western district family and the legal community. as with any position in the judicial branch that comes with a lifetime appointment, the senate must deliberate carefully, and we did and gave all the thought to this nominee, and as was shown and clearly demonstrated by a unanimous vote of confirmation. you don't see this very often but you saw it with judge bacharach. so i appreciate the opportunity to support him today and to have been able to call and be the first to congratulate him in this new part of his career, which we will be very, very proud and i can assure the chair and all the rest of them that this is a guy that we will always b
olympics in russia. >>> snow and lots of it out in denver. look at this, the city getting its biggest storm of the season. some places could see more than a foot by the time it wraps up late tonight, cause lots of flight delays and hundreds of cancellations at denver international airport. people in maine getting a nice dose of winter weather. portland getting between 6 and 10 inches of snow. snow there is on the wet and heavy side, and there's some worry that could cause power outages. so winter is not done with us. >> oh, no. it is still february. and it has no intentions of letting go. >> we haven't seen anything like that. >> we've had 1.5 inches of snow for our entire winter here in march. >> could we get a march storm? >> march 1993 was a good one. but when you see march, you know that you're really pushing it if you expect to see a lot of snow around here. we'll have a chance of getting a little winter weather coming up on tuesday. so stay tuned, everybody. may not be completely done with us just yet. though i don't think it's going to be a big issue around town. we'll talk about tha
it's indiscriminate killing, and in the old days you'd throw a rock over the walls of the city, and you didn't see who you killed. if the prophet muhammad used catapults, that means if he lived today, he would use nuclear weapons. people tend to say, oh, that's just religion, people are rational. which isn't quite true. religious fault lines in the middle east are critical. i think once iran goes nuclear, i think we're going to have a severe shia/sunni fortnight, threatening the sunni dominance in the world -- in the middle east. we will probably see very close to that a pakistani, a nuclear presence, a pakistani-extended deterrence in saudi arabia. the saudis finance the pakistani nuclear program. they have a prior agreement with them that if saudi arabia calls for it, they will provide them with nuclear weapons. i doubt that the pakistanis will just deliver a bomb. they would probably station elements in the region, and this would, is going to raise a question regarding for the first time a pakistani second-strike capability against india which would certainly complicate the
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. as optometrist opening a new practice in a struggling mill city he was strung by how few of his young patients had plans to go to college. mr. kennedy: when he asked why, the response was a simple answer, my pearnts condition afford it. a at the time the average cost of tuition was a couple hundred dollars a year. dr. franken did the math he figured if each of the 30,000 town's household gave $1 they could send every single senior in the city to college. is dollars for scholars was born. he began collecting as little as $1 from neighbors to provide scholarships. four decades later, what began as a card table operation became scholarship america which has awarded $3 billion in scholarships across 38 states. at 92 years old, dr. franken continues to fight for the city he loves and the students he made his life work. i recognize him and his wife charlotte -- i congratulate him and his wife charlotte on recognition they deserve. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman rise? >> address the house for one minute and revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without o
. enough power for a city the size of singapore for 50 years. what's it going to do to the planet? natural gas is the cleanest conventional fuel there is. we've got to be smart about this. it's a smart way to go. ♪ >> i love that. >> that was jimmy fallon and that was the first lady. we can talk about fiscal austerity or the evolution of the mom dance of that's what they were doing there. call me the different reel in, try to pass to my kids. that's what they were doing. that was fun. wasn't to talk politics for a second if you can regain your composu composure. you heard bobby jindal, clearly positioning himself to run. hillary clinton is still sort of the perp to beat on the democratic side. head to head with governor christie, you look at 49 to 45. how do you see these early readings so far? >> they are fun to talk about. hillary clinton makes it easier i think for republicans for this reason. it makes it harder for unserious candidates to emerge. >> just among new jersey voters that poll. >> you hear the voices of jindal, christie, mack donnell, jeb bush as opposed to voices of santo
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